London - It's exactly five weeks since Peter Odemwingie
played a competitive game for Premier League team Stoke City and the Nigeria
international is set for a spell on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury.
The attacker will not return to the Potters squad for their
Capital One Cup fixture against Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night, manager
Mark Hughes has confirmed.
Injuries have limited his appearances for Stoke City since
his arrival at the Britannia Stadium from Cardiff City in January 2014, with
only 27 games under his belt in 22 months.
Also read: Odemwingie excited to make first start in one year
Last season, the 34-year-old suffered a cruciate ligament
injury in the Premier League tie against Manchester City which ruled him out of
action for eight months, and was only able to make five appearances off the
bench on his return from the ailment.
Peter Odemwingie was given a run out against Liverpool in
Stoke City's first competitive fixture this season on August 9 and did not
return to action until five weeks later due to a hamstring complaint.
With his contract set to expire on June 30, 2016, it remains
to be seen if he would be offered an extension as he had found game time
difficult to come by due to his health condition.For
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